Development Engineer

Reference No: 13361

What's the role?

As Mechanical Development Engineer, you will have the opportunity to bring innovation, trough utilizing advanced development methods and manufacturing technologies and introduce new products and product platforms to the Hilti Installation Systems portfolio.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career. Our location in Lanzenkirchen is Hilti´s competence center for ventilated façade systems and piping application solutions.

What does the role involve?

In the role, you analyze applications and prepare the fact base for QFD. Besides, you develop new concepts based on the customer needs and cost targets for different technology projects. Furthermore, you screen patents for relevant product or specific applications. In addition, you validate concepts in terms of function, cost, manufacturing technology and quality in cooperation with our internal departments. You provide, test and validate samples and functional prototypes. Moreover, you provide 3D models documentations and specifications of our developed products. Run strength analysis – FEA to confirm target load utilization of our products and systems. Further, you work closely with our suppliers and develop 3D models and serial drawings considering production requirements.

80% of our management positions are filled with internal candidates. It's testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people.

What do we offer?

Our site Lanzenkirchen, based in the south of Vienna is Hilti´s Competence Center for Ventilated Façade and Installation Systems for Pipe rings and Heavy modular systems. As part of our Business Unit Installation we provide product development, supply, marketing and engineering. Our highly motivated international team works together with colleagues from all over the world in an entrepreneurial environment to bring innovative new products to the market.

Why should you apply?

We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We will give you all of the training and development opportunities that you need to help grow your career with a market leader.

If you are passionate about developing new products and concepts up to a high grade of complexity, if you enjoy working with others, do not hesitate to send us your application.

What you need is:

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Working experience as a Product Development Engineer.
  • We are happy to receive applications from new graduates too.
  • Experience in 3D CAD, FEM systems, FMEA and in writing technical documentation such as engineering reports, etc.
  • Experience in manufacturing technologies such as roll forming, stamping, welding, injection molding and Aluminum extrusion.
  • Excellent communication skills & fluent in spoken and written English is mandatory. Same level in Russian is an advantage as well as the German language skills.

The yearly salary for this fulltime position states a minimum of 45.000 Euro. This position is subject to the collective agreement for employees in metal trade, employment group 4. We are willing to negotiate and offer an attractive performance-oriented remuneration package highly above the minimum salary based on your excellent skills and know-how. Additionally we offer a wide range of benefits like flexible working times, team and company events, additional pension plan, up-to-date work equipment, accident insurance, development plan etc.

Are you interested? Please send us your motivation letter, your CV and your preferred entry date via our online job portal For details, please visit our website We are looking forward to receiving your application!

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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